Styling Chikankari with salwars

The salwar kameez is one of the most popular traditional outfits in India, worn by the old and young alike. Wear it in different styles and adorn it with accessories to make it formal for work or casual for an evening out to a movie. Many women are also most comfortable in a salwar kameez at home, where the more orthodox saree will be an impediment to household chores. This traditional outfit originated in the Indian subcontinent, specifically from the North West Frontier Province, where the men as well as women of the Pashtun tribes wore the kameez outfit salwar with knit caps, turbans or tsadars on their heads. Today, there are innumerable variations in style, silhouette and tone to the traditional ensemble.

Combine your patiala with this beautiful ethnic Chikankari kurta from RZUstyle

The salwar – or pant – part of the outfit has seen the most variety of changes, but no matter the style, an embroidered ethnic Chikankari kurta complements this traditional pant beautifully. The classic style is the chudidar, worn usually in cotton but now also available as leggings in Lycra. Pair this with an elegant long Chikankari kurta to look stately and tall. The palazzo pant is still in fashion, and also works magic with a long Chikankari kurta. If your tastes are towards the glamourous dhoti salwars, patialas or harem pants styles, go for a Lucknowi Chikankari short kurta. If your pant is a riot of colours, nothing matches it better than a white Chikankari short kurta with ethnic handmade embroidery in white to create a sophisticated look. Afghani salwars and cigarette pants are best paired with a Lucknavi Chikankari embroidered short top in bright colours to give your ensemble an Indo-Western feel.

At RZUstyle, we have a wide variety of ethnic handmade Lakhnavi Chikankari embroidered kurtas and tops for you to choose from. We aim to make your online shopping experience effortless and convenient. Shop online from our vast range of cotton and georgette kurtas at:

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